Scientists Take Stock of Australian Wildlife Devastated by Fires
Scientists Take Stock of Australian Wildlife Devastated by Fires
The wildfires burning across Australia have caused significant damage to ecosystems and vulnerable species, yet some are faring worse than others.
Scientists Take Stock of Australian Wildlife Devastated by Fires
Scientists Take Stock of Australian Wildlife Devastated by Fires

The wildfires burning across Australia have caused significant damage to ecosystems and vulnerable species, yet some are faring worse than others.

The wildfires burning across Australia have caused significant damage to ecosystems and vulnerable species, yet some are faring worse than others.

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Berkeley Labs Face Power Outage Amid Wildfire Threat
Berkeley Labs Face Power Outage Amid Wildfire Threat
Emily Makowski | Oct 9, 2019
The utility company PG&E has cut electricity to much of the Bay Area as a preventive measure.
Climate Change Impairs Trees’ Recovery from Wildfires
Climate Change Impairs Trees’ Recovery from Wildfires
Kerry Grens | Mar 12, 2019
Ponderosa pine and Douglas fir are less able to regenerate in the face of climate change, and some areas have already “crossed a critical climate threshold.”
2018 in Quotes
2018 in Quotes
Catherine Offord | Dec 24, 2018
From the effects of political upheaval on research to claims of gene-edited babies, the year has been a tumultuous one for the scientific community.
Rapid DNA Analysis Steps In to Identify Remains of Wildfire Victims
Rapid DNA Analysis Steps In to Identify Remains of Wildfire Victims
Katarina Zimmer | Nov 30, 2018
Investigators have the victims’ samples in hand, but face a range of obstacles before they can finally ID them.
Research Building Burns Down in Woolsey Fire
Research Building Burns Down in Woolsey Fire
Kerry Grens | Nov 16, 2018
The structure was the cornerstone of a UCLA conservation science center.
College Campuses Close as Wildfires Ravage California
College Campuses Close as Wildfires Ravage California
Kerry Grens | Nov 14, 2018
Universities are still assessing the extent of the damage; field sites are at risk and some equipment has been damaged.
Image of the Day: Coral Firebreak
Image of the Day: Coral Firebreak
The Scientist Staff | May 17, 2018
Marine scientists slowed the spread of a disease that attacks coral by removing areas around diseased tissue.
Climate Change Threatens Climate Lab
Hayley Dunning | Jun 28, 2012
Wildfires in Colorado, sparked by record temperatures, force the National Center for Atmospheric Research to close its doors for 2 days running.